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Box Manuscripts Oversize Box 4

 Container

Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:

Photograph Book, 1907

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Includes a copy of the January 30, 1907 Christian Herald magazine (Vol. 30, No. 5)

Certificates, 1988-1996

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Trist Bringier McConnell was a Williamsburg resident who served as a civic leader and Mayor.  McConnell honorable served in the United States Navy (Reserve) and retired as a Captain.  He was elected to city council in 1988 and served in a civic capacity until his death in 2005.  Among his most noted accomplishments are the successful blocking of a Walmart in Williamsburg, and the proposed bridge from Jamestown to Surry.  Additionally, McConnell chaired the 300th anniversary of the founding of...

French Language Document, 1633

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id297910
Scope and Contents This is an untranslated eight page document covered with Amsterdam paper.

"La Vie Parisienne", 1918 November

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 6
Identifier: id56387
Scope and Contents This French magazine contains 21 pages of stories, cartoons of wartime Paris life along with interesting advertising. There is a handwritten note on the front cover which reads: 'This magazine bought in Romorantin, France in August 1918 by June A Dowling.'

Memorial Resolution to Dr. Janet C. Kimbrough, 1993 April 25

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Oversize_Folder: 1
Identifier: id59014
Scope and Contents Memorial Resolution to Dr. Janet C. Kimbrough, at the time of her death, from the Williamsburg Historic Records Association. Acc 1993.01a Addition

Oversize Photographs

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Official Army records of William Tucker Buford's military service from his enlistment in 1941 to his dismissal from service in 1952 due to a guilty plea after being court martialed. Buford was an African American service member who served in World War II and quickly rose to the rank of First Lieutenant by 1949. In 1943 Buford also received a diploma for completing the engineer officer course at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Throughout his career, Buford served in multiple locations including...

Advertisement Broadside for Real Estate , 1898 Sept. 9

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id85930
Scope and Contents Removed from Series 1 Box 1 Folder 4 due to size.

French passport belonging to Elizabeth Pemberton, 1851 August 6

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers of the Holmes family. Chiefly letters, 1842-1887, received by George Frederick Holmes, educator, concerning the College of William and Mary, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Virginia. Correspondents include William Campbell Preston, Andrew Steele Fulton, Robert Saunders and Charles Minnigerode. The collection also includes papers of the Floyd and Preston families; an album kept by Eliza Lavalette Floyd Holmes consisting of plant leaves, newspapers and memorials to...

Drawings by Robert Baker Wynne

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Correspondence, artwork, drawings, and notes of Robert Baker Wynne, professor of English at North Carolina State University. Through his poetry writings, Wynne developed and maintained a correspondence relationship with a number well known writers of the 1920's and 30's, including Gertrude Stein and Eudora Welty, of which there is correspondence in this collection between Wynne and them. Wynne was also an avid gardener and some of his affinity of flowers and development of hybrid species of...

Certificate

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: The collection consists of 173 letters written by Walter F. Oehlman, Pvt., U.S. Army, to his wartime sweetheart, Grace Brunjes, of Glendale, Long Island, New York. The first letter is dated April 10, 1943; the last one is dated September 21, 1945. These letters span the period from his enlistment in November 1943 to his discharge in October 1945, when he was 32-34 years old.Other noteworthy letters are two from his mother, which he subsequently enclosed in letters to Grace. In...